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Murray: Cowboys Had Chances to Run

Dallas ran the ball a franchise-low nine times in the win against the Vikings



    The Dallas Cowboys set a franchise record for fewest rushing attempts in a game in the win over the Vikings last Sunday, with nine, and one of those was a scramble by Tony Romo.

    It’s not as if the Cowboys found themselves in a large hole early, forcing them to abandon the run game but alas, they did anyway. According to running back DeMarco Murray, the chances to run were there. The Cowboys just didn’t take them for whatever reason.

    There were definitely some opportunities to run it out there,” Murray said of the Vikings game, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “but it just didn’t go that way.”

    Murray had 31 yards on four carries (just one in the second half) against the Vikings, but that included a 27-yard jaunt. He was also on the receiving end of six of Romo’s 34 completions.

    “I thought for the most part when I was given the opportunity, I thought I did well,” Murray said. “Obviously, I’m not in control of that, so I’ve got to continue to worry about myself and control what I can control. The most important thing is we got the win, so at the end of the day, that’s all that matters.”

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